Episode 55 — A Very Special Fiber Blend

In Episode 55, Greg and Pam discuss Sylva, Sparta and Toronto. They also discuss Leaflet #7 from “The Opinionated Knitter” by Elizabeth Zimmermann.

Special thanks to Ellen of Zephyr Creek Farm for this episode’s introduction!


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Dear Listeners

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Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Misc Things
Podcasts, Blogs, Designers and more that we love
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
Upcoming Events Where You Might Find Us
  • Rising Meadows Farm Shearing Day – Saturday, February 23 – Greg and Blueberry will be attending
  • Carolina FiberFest (March 22-23, 2019) in Raleigh, NC.  In addition to the main event, CFF will be hosting a casual community even on Saturday March 16 in the Expo building at the NC State Fairgrounds. We will have more details soon, but if you might be able to join us, put it on your calendar! If you are interested in helping out with a volunteer shift, check out the details here.
  • Blue Ridge Fiber Festival (June 7 & 8) in beautiful Sparta, NC. Some classes will be offered on June 6.
  • Got My Goat of Wynham Farms is a FiberCrafty shop that specializes mohair products and is the exclusive US distributor for Adele’s Mohair. She wrote a great blog post about her trip to South Africa.
  • Adele’s Mohair in South Africa has an amazing story. You can read it in detail on her website.
  • The weekly FiberCrafty newsletter always has a list of current coupon codes! And other fun stuff. Pam writes it, it’s good. You should subscribe.
The Opinionated Knitter (affiliate link)
  • We discussed Leaflet #7, pages 42-47 . Next up, Leaflet #8, pages 48-51.
  • Pam mentioned the Fruity Knitting Podcast Episode 57 features an interview with Meg Swanson.

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2 thoughts on “Episode 55 — A Very Special Fiber Blend

  1. Kathy Martin says:

    Wow o wow! I think I’m hooked on podcasts now. Pam, you presented Adele’s Mohair and me superbly, even adding interesting tidbits about Angora goats & the Karoo. I’m jealous that you can pronounce Xhosa which I’m still practicing. AND I’ve found both of you who share my fan-hood of EZ & Meg. No more court TV in the afternoon for me – I’ll be listening to your podcasts & knitting or spinning of course. Thank you! Kathy aka gotmygoat

    1. Pam Maher says:

      Well now, Podcasts are a good thing to get hooked on!! And they are the perfect company for knitting, spinning, cooking, walking the dog, doing chores (not vacuuming, it’s too loud). So glad that you enjoyed it.


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